Advertising Rates

If you are a press, or a supplier to presses, or a dealer in contemporary fine printing, why not place your advert in front of one of the most focused audiences there is for contemporary fine printing? We accept a limited number of advertisements in each issue of Parenthesis.

North American Advertising Specs and Rates

To ensure your advertisement appears, please send your payment, a laser proof of your ad, and a computer file as a press-quality PDF. Original artwork (before making the PDF) should be 1200 dpi for line art and 300 dpi for halftones at the ad’s finished size. Files can be mailed on CD or sent by email after establishing direct email contact with Mark McMurray.

9.5625 V x 7.3125 H inches
$300 US

FULL PAGE (facing back cover)
9.5625 V x 7.3125 H inches
$325 US

HALF PAGE: vertical
9.5625 V x 3.5625 H inches
$160 US

HALF PAGE: horizontal
4.6875 V x 7.3125 H inches
$160 US

4.6875 V x 3.5625 H inches
$95 US

*Ten percent discount for repeat ads!

To inquire or place an ad, please contact Mark McMurray.

Special Rate for NA Drop-In Ads

Advertisers wishing to print their own ad, to be loosely inserted in the journal, may do so. This is an ideal way to show off your printing and advertise your book or service. The ad must

  • be printed letterpress on paper not exceeding 175 gsm
  • not exceed 7.5 × 10 inches
  • printed in an edition of 1050 pieces
  • be delivered to Gaspereau Press by May 31.’
  • be shipped to Gaspereau Press at the advertisers’ own expense.

The ad will appear in the fall issue, issued each September. The price per ad is $200 US.

Note: We accept no more than 3 drop-in ads per issue. Please send a message to Mark McMurray before printing your ad.

Drop-in ads should be labelled “Parenthesis Drop-In Ad” and mailed to:

Gaspereau Press
47 Church Avenue
Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 2M7

UK Advertising Specs and Rates

Ideally, please supply material by e-mail in EPS, TIF, or PDF format, or
as flat artwork. Typesetting or scanning will be charged at an hourly rate. We encourage presses and book dealers to give information
about their books, as well as simple contact details.

257mm V x 180mm H

HALF PAGE: vertical
257mm V x 87mm H

HALF PAGE: horizontal
126mm V x 180mm H

126mm V x 87mm H

Please send UK material ready for inclusion to
Sebastian Carter
14 Magrath Avenue, Cambridge, CB4 3AH, UK
+44 (0)1223 363 669
Or, Send a message to Sebastian Carter.

The Small Print

Parenthesis is printed by offset lithography in between 750 and 1,000 copies.

An invoice will be issued on publication, and we request payment within thirty days.

The FPBA reserves the right to omit, suspend or change the position of any advertisement.

The FPBA will not be liable for any loss or damage consequential upon or otherwise occasioned by error of insertion of, omission to insert, or late publication of any advertisement. We will do our best to get it right.

All artworks, photographs etc are held at the owner’s risk, but we will do our best to look after them.

An advertisement is accepted on the condition that the advertiser and their agents warrant that the advertisement will not infringe any common law or statutory copyright, does not contravene any Act of Parliament, and is not illegal or defamatory. The advertisers agree to indemnify the FPBA against any claim made against the FPBA which may arise from the publication of the advertisement.










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